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Installing PlayStation 2 Laser 

Installing PlayStation 2 Laser 

Tools used in this guide 

• Metal Spudqer (1) 

• Phillips #00 Screwdriver (1) 

• Phillips #1 Screwdriver (1) 

Replacing the laser requires you to have or purchase a new laser. 

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Installing PlayStation 2 Laser 

Step 1 - disassembly Top Cover 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 so that the bottom of the device is 
facing up. 

• Using a metal spudger, pry the 8 flat screw covers out. 

• Remove the following 8 screws: 

• Four 55.4 mm Philips screws. 

• Four 18 mm Phillips screws. 

Step 2 

• Peel the warranty sticker next to the main power switch 
from the case. 

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Installing PlayStation 2 Laser 

Step 3 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 back over and remove the top 
cover, prying the half closer to the power switch first 
and rocking the whole thing towards the front 

• Carefully remove the cord that attaches the 
two halves by unclipping the power cord 
assembly from the case in the lid. 


Step 4 - Laser 

• Remove the four 6.4 mm Phillips screws which hold the 
lid of the disc drive on. 

• Remove the lid. 

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Installing PlayStation 2 Laser 


• Remove two 7.2 mm Phillips black screws holding the 
silver guide rails for the laser in place. 

• Unclip the orange ribbon cable from the laser. 

• Tip the unscrewed ends of the metal rails up, and the 
laser will slide out. 

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 

This document was last generated on Dec 14, 2010. 

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